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There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
Entrepreneurship isn't for everyone, and not everyone is going to be an entrepreneur, but women who turn to business, turn to economics, because there are people depending on them, I think that their creativity, their resilience, their spirit, embody what's best about entrepreneurship.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic.
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
There's a certain logic to avoiding the haters, but as a strategy, it's utterly flawed. When you turn off the feedback, you lose the benefits as well as the drawbacks. It's like having a sore finger and cutting off your arm.
Kids are smart. Knowledge is power. Let them figure things out. Don't turn into that grown-up who they won't come to.
We turn the Cube and it twists us.
If you're a pioneer and you come up with something that can change the world and you turn round and say 'I'm not going to share this idea with anyone,' then you only impact the few and not the many.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.
Once the herd starts moving in one direction, it's very hard to turn it, even slightly.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.
Robert Louis Stevenson
True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
It is true that the king has made a truce with the duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days. Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly.
Joan of Arc
Just as with homicide, those in the 'passion' category of suicide are much more likely to turn to whatever means are immediately available - those that are easy and quick.
My greatest blessing has been the birth of my son. My next greatest blessing has been my ability to turn people into children of mine.
Science can lift people out of poverty and cure disease. That, in turn, will reduce civil unrest.
It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn't him. This is not him.
Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea.
As a nation, Kuwait has been, arguably, free of freedom itself. Claimed in turn by Constantinople, Riyadh, and Baghdad, Kuwait has survived by playing Turks off Persians, Arabs off one another, and the English off everyone.
P. J. O'Rourke
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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